Person With Gun Reported On Yale Campus, Students Sheltering In Place

This post has been updated.

Yale University informed students on Monday that a person with a gun was reportedly seen on or near campus and issued an order to shelter in place. 

Yale posted an alert to its emergency website around 11 a.m. on Monday:

Confirmed report of person with a gun on/near Old Campus. SHELTER IN PLACE. This is NOT a test.

The school confirmed the report after New Haven police received an anonymous call about a person with a gun on its grounds.

The Yale Daily News reported that a SWAT team was on campus.

Police told the Yale Daily News that no shots were fired.

The Harford Courant reported that police received a call from a man who said his roommate was headed to campus with a gun to shoot people. New Haven police spokesman Officer David Hartman told the Courant that the person spotted on campus was carrying a long gun.

The ATF, state and local police were still searching for the suspect at about 1 p.m., according to an update on the Yale emergency website.

There is no change in the campus status. We do not have additional informaiton at this time. Those on campus should continue shelter in place.

The university lifted the shelter in place order at 3:10 p.m. for all areas on campus except for Old Campus and Calhoun College, according to the university emergency website.

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